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ISTE 2017 Coming Soon

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Doing my best to keep up with all things ISTE17.  Beyond my twitter feed, I am trying to capture some higlhights, especially poster area student presentations.  Below is some quick interviews/ videos.

Interview with E-Learning Expert- Dr. Liz Hardy

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Over the past few years my work has led me to explore the potential and pitfalls of Online Learning.  It is a very new and trending industry and examples of both good, bad, and ugly abound.  As a matter of fact, I found lots of the E-Learning/ Online Learning Courses that I came across that were very dry and dull.  In essence, lecture style teachers were simply bringing their lecture style into an online platform.   While some teachers are certainly brilliant orators, I found that this was limiting the power of e-learning technologies. So in my research, I came across the work of Dr. Liz Hardy.  Liz's work has been laser focused on making Online Learning, engaging and powerful.  Liz is in New Zealand, so our time zones were difficult to schedule an interview, so she kindly answered my questions via Google Docs.  Here are her insights into the future and possibility of Online Learning and education. Bio:   Dr. Liz Hardy is the founder of SimpliTeach.com, which shows online